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  • Museum Governanceby Marie Malaro

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 27.95

    In Museum Governance , Marie Malaro addresses a range of issues facing museum administrators and trustees, arguing they can handle their duties intelligently only if they understand two points?why our country sustains a nonprofit sector and what constitutes trusteeship. Armed with this knowledge, trustees can sort out knotty problems relating to corporate... more...

  • Museum Exhibition Planning and Designby Elizabeth Bogle

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 52.99

    Figures and Tables Acknowledgments Preface by Jane Bedno Introduction Chapter 1: Phases Chapter 2: Tasks and Issues Chapter 3: Color and Light Format Chapter 4: Shape, Form, and Space Chapter 5: Materials Museum Terms Resources Index About the Author more...

  • Reinventing the Museumby Gail Anderson

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 48.99

    Chapter 1 Preface with Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction: Reinventing the Museum Chapter 3 Chapter I: The Role of the Museum in Society: The Challenge to Remain Relevant Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 The Gloom of the Museum (1917) Chapter 6 What is a Museum? (1942) Chapter 7 A Twelve Point Program for Museum Renewal (1970) Chapter... more...

  • The Manual of Strategic Planning for Museumsby Gail Dexter Lord; Kate Markert

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 31.99

    This manual gives us useful guidelines for the strategic planning process. . . . It deals with the reasons for a plan and the structure of the planning process and the methods. It takes us from 'problems to strategies' and outlines the writing of the plan and the implementing of it, the evaluation of the plan and lastly what can go wrong and how to... more...

  • Thriving in the Knowledge Ageby John H. Falk; Beverly K. Sheppard

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    A most valuable read for those concerned about America's museums and cultural institutions, willing to confront realities, and uncertain what to do, and for those adventuring beyond traditional fundamentals of the model. Falk and Sheppard will challenge your thinking and give you ideas galore. more...

  • New Directions in Museum Ethicsby Janet Marstine; Alexander Bauer; Chelsea Haines

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book considers key ethical questions in museum policy and practice, particularly those related to issues of collection and display. What does a collection signify in the twenty-first century museum? How does an engagement with immateriality challenge museums? concept of ownership, and how does that immateriality translate into the design of exhibitions... more...

  • Museum Volunteersby Sinclair Goodlad; Stephanie McIvor

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Museum Volunteers is a practical handbook on the use of volunteers as interpreters within museums. Drawing on key examples of outstanding practice from the UK and North America, this book forms a unique resource on volunteerism. This book: * reviews research on the changing priorities of museums * examines a form of volunteering that has provided... more...

  • Museums and Educationby Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    At the beginning of the 21st century museums are challenged on a number of fronts. The prioritisation of learning in museums in the context of demands for social justice and cultural democracy combined with cultural policy based on economic rationalism forces museums to review their educational purposes, redesign their pedagogies and account for their... more...

  • Museum Marketing and Strategyby Neil G. Kotler; Philip Kotler; Wendy I. Kotler

    Wiley 2008; US$ 72.00

    Neil G. Kotler is the president of Kotler Museum and Cultural Marketing Consultants, Arlington, Virginia, and a former museum professional at the Smithsonian Institution. Philip Kotler is?the S.C. Johnson & Son Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. Wendy I. Kotler... more...

  • Museums in a Troubled Worldby Robert R. Janes

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95

    Are Museums Irrelevant? Museums are rarely acknowledged in the global discussion of climate change, environmental degradation, the inevitability of depleted fossil fuels, and the myriad local issues concerning the well-being of particular communities ? suggesting the irrelevance of museums as social institutions. At the same time, there is... more...